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The Day that Changed my Life

This post was originally published on the McGill Christians Blog.  By: Ajoy Paul August 28th, 2014 changed my life. I was born on November 5th, 1996 along the coast of the Indian Ocean in the Indian state of Kerala. India is a secular country, and the nation houses a population…

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Saint of the Day: St. Catherine of Siena

Today’s blog post comes from Katja, who is well known around Newman, but also involved in the Montreal Catholic Challenge Movement. Caterina di Giacomo di Benincasa was born on 25 March 1347. She refused to live the life imagined for her by her parents by turning away from the tradition of…

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Revisiting Good Friday: A transformative walk of faith

Today on the blog we welcome back a regular blogger, our favourite Jesuit, Brother Dan Leckman!  Although I have not set foot on McGill campus in more than a week, I can imagine the mood these days: the tense looks on people’s faces, the tired bodies dragging around, pushing individuals…

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Reflecting on the Road to Emmaus

Today’s blog post comes from McGill Alumni Josiah Henderson-Zwicewicz. Luke 24:13-35 tells the story of two disciples on the road to the village of Emmaus. At the beginning of the story, the two disciples are sad and confused. They had hoped that Jesus “was the one to redeem Israel” (v.…

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Week 22 Announcements – April 8th – April 14th

YOUCAT on Tap: Hope & the Resurrection of Jesus Friday March 27, 5:30pm to 7pm @ the Newman Centre A lot of people when they hear Christians speak about hope, they usually conclude that we are superstitious optimists that naively think everything is going to magically workout “happily ever after”.…

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God’s Love is more powerful then Death: An Easter Reflection

Today’s post comes from our friendly neighbourhood campus minister, Terrel Joseph Easter is the commemoration of Jesus’ rising from the dead! After 2000 years of Christianity, when most people hear this statement they don’t usually bat an eye. They often say something like, “for sure, Christianity is about the death…

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Lenten Reflections: Coming home ..

Today’s blog post is from a regular contributor, our very own Joseph D’Silva! Last year, when I was tasked with the opening of Lenten reflection series, I ended up writing that Lent is a season of love ( , and some of you quite literally took it to heart and…

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Announcing the 2015-2016 NCSS Executive

Announcing the results of the NCSS executive election: President: Angie Empleo VP-Finance: Tim Vuksic VP-Communications: Michael Kourlas VP-Outreach: Ajoy Paul VP-Spiritual: Katerina Leung VP-Social Activities: Charlotte Vester VP-Social Justice: Aaron Machado VP-Saturday Night Suppers: Josephina Lee Congratulations!

Week 21 Announcements – Mar 25th – Mar 31st

Easter Care Packages Volunteers Needed! Easter Sunday – April 5th – 10:00-13:00 Easter is just two weeks away! Social Justice is holding a special distribution for this month, where instead of sandwiches, we will be preparing and giving Easter Care Packages to the homeless all over downtown. These Care Packages…

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